Lewis A. Miller MS CCHP has a distinguished career in the field of CME/CPD as founder of both the Alliance for Continuing Medical Education in 1975, and the Global Alliance for Medical Education in 1995. He was a founding director of the National Commission for Certification of CME Professionals (2006), and is co-founder and chairman of U Penn BestPractice CPD, a web-based educational resource for primary care physicians, their staff and their patients. In addition, he co-founded two major medical publishing-medical education companies, Miller & Fink Corporation (1966) and Dowden Health Media. He served as corporate editorial director of the latter. He is also co-founder and past chairman of Intermedica, Inc., an international medical education company that exports the best of U.S. CME to other countries, with particular emphasis on Latin America and Spain . He has worked closely with many medical organizations, including the American College of Physicians, American Academy of Family Physicians and American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists in the U.S., the European Society of Cardiology, the Mexican National Academy of Medicine, the Brazilian Medical Association, and medical associations in Spain and Catalonia. In addition, he has brought global CME programs to pharmaceutical companies such as Bristol Myers Squibb, Pfizer and Wyeth.
As a principal in WMGS, he has helped develop the concept for Project Globe Consortium for CPD, a nonprofit organization designed to bring CME to front-line doctors in developing countries; assisted clients in accreditation processes in the U.S. and Europe; advised on e-CME projects in the U.S. and Europe; created a strategic report on health information directions in the U.S., and worked with CME and medical publishing groups on achieving competitive advantages in their marketplaces. He has also consulted with MSD Europe and Takeda North America on CME strategy.
Miller has also served as a CME and strategic planning consultant to organizations in the U.S. and Mexico, both for-profit and not-for-profit. He is a frequent speaker on trends in global CME at meetings in the U.S., Europe and Latin America. He has received the MillerWentz Lifetime Achievement Award, the Founders Award and the Distinguished Service Award from the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions (ACEhp), the Hippocrates Award from the Global Alliance for Medical Education (GAME), of which he is a director, and the Lifetime Award for Editorial Achievement from American Business Media. In 2007, he was inducted into the Medical Advertising Hall of Fame. He is a graduate of Princeton University and the Columbia University Graduate School of Business.